5 Reasons You Need to Keep a Clean Laboratory 

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If you work in a laboratory, cleanliness is vital. When a lab isn’t clean, a variety of issues can arise. In some cases, it creates challenges for you specifically. In others, it may hinder your coworkers.  By focusing on cleanliness, you are setting yourself and your colleagues for success. If you are wondering why keeping… Read more »


Best Practices for Improving Productivity

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No matter how much you have to do, there are only so many hours in the day to get everything done. This means you need to make the most of your time, ensuring you can accomplish your to-do list consistently. Otherwise, you’ll be working harder instead of smarter. Boosting your level of productivity doesn’t have… Read more »


5 Tips to Performing an Out-of-State Job Search

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Finding a job in a new city before you relocate can be a challenge. You’ll encounter hurdles that many locals don’t face, so you need to use an approach that aligns with your situation. If you want to perform an out-of-state job search, here are five tips that can help you achieve success. Know When… Read more »


How to Kick-Start Your IT Job Search

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Whether you are looking for your first IT position or are seeking a new role that will allow you to advance, launching a job search can be an intimidating prospect. It can be hard to figure out where you should begin. You might feel paralyzed due to the sheer number of decisions you need to… Read more »


What the Young Engineer Needs to Know

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Young engineers often enter a manufacturing workplace with a strong skill set and enthusiasm about their careers. However, even if you have a quality education, that doesn’t mean the time for learning is over. Instead, many would agree that that period is actually just beginning. If you are a young engineer, here are a few… Read more »


When It’s Okay to Say ‘I Don’t Know’

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Many science professionals spend a significant amount of time dealing with unknowns. Many scientific roles focus on being on the cutting-edge, aiming to discover new facts, develop new solutions, and otherwise branch out into unexplored territory.  Since facing the unknown is at the core of scientific work, you won’t always have the answers as a… Read more »


Navigating the Company Holiday Party

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The holiday season is upon us, and companies across the country are holding holiday parties to celebrate the completion of another year and all of the hard work everyone has put in along the way. While many people look forward to these gatherings, they can also represent a range of challenges that lead some to… Read more »


How to Land a Rock Star Quality Assurance Job

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If you have your eye on an exciting quality assurance (QA) job, there’s a decent chance other professionals do as well. You’ll need to find opportunities to stand out from the sea of applicants. Otherwise, your resume might end up in the discard pile quickly.  Luckily, there are things you can do to separate yourself… Read more »


How to Get Employment References

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Reference checks are a common part of the hiring process. As a job seeker, you should prepare yourself for the inevitable; once you reach a certain point during the recruitment phase, the hiring manager is going to ask for references.  Since you know this is coming, it’s best to have a list of employment references… Read more »


How to Deal with Negative Coworkers All Day

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Even if you love your job, negative coworkers can make you dread coming in every day. It can be exhausting to deal with a constant onslaught of negativity, bringing down your mood and harming morale throughout the team. Luckily, there are things you can do to handle negative coworkers. Here are four examples of issues… Read more »